Zhilei vs. Joyce II: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Zhang Zhilei (Big Bang) and Joe Joyce (Juggernaut) are scheduled to meet in a non-world-title heavyweight bout on at the Wembley Arena, London, England. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

Aug 8, 2014
20 (74.1%)
198 cm
198 cm
0 cm
Apr 15, 2023
5m, 8d
Title Fights
Ape Index
Last Fight
Win Streak
Oct 20, 2017
14 (87.5%)
198 cm
204 cm
6 cm
Apr 15, 2023
5m, 8d
Saturday, 23 Sep 2023
Wembley Arena, London, England
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Zhang Zhilei vs. Joe Joyce II
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This fight between Zhang Zhilei and Joe Joyce took place on 23 September, 2023 at the Wembley Arena, London, England.

Tale of the Tape

At 198 cm, both the fighters are of the same height. Despite being of the same height, Joyce has a nice longer reach of 204 cm, which is 6 cms longer than Zhilei's 198 cm. Joyce also has a 6 cm ape index advantage over Zhilei.

Zhilei is coming in to this fight with a record of 25-1-1 (20 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 8 days ago against Joe Joyce, which he won via 6th round TKO.

Joe Joyce's boxing career

Joyce comes in with a record of 15-1 (14 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 8 days ago against Zhang Zhilei, which he lost via 6th round TKO.

Zhang Zhilei's boxing career

Zhang Zhilei fights out of the southpaw stance, while Joe Joyce fights out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Zhilei will be 40 years and 4 months old. Joyce will be 38 years old.

Prediction and Odds

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After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 51-49 in favor of Zhang Zhilei. Note, this is a very close margin, just barely better than a 50-50 case. Here is the prediction for Zhilei vs Joyce II.

A very close matchup, could go either way. Zhang Zhilei may have a slighly better chance of winning — unless something crazy happens.


Zhang Zhilei defeated Joe Joyce via 3rd round KO. Joyce's losing streak continues, and Zhilei advances his win streak to 2. Zhilei is now 26-1-1, and Joyce 15-2.

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